Talbot Hamlin (1889-1956) was an architect and academic active in the design of ecclesiastical architecture. Hamlin graduated from Amherst College in 1910 and Columbia University's Architecture School in 1914. His early practice included a number of projects in China. Starting in 1920, he was affiliated with Henry McGill. The two worked together in various partnerships from 1921 to 1930. From 1934 until his death in 1956, Hamlin was the Librarian at Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library at Columbia University.